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Latest polls show opposition facing possible shutout in Senate race

April 17, 2019

With less than month to go before voters cast their ballots in this year’s midterm elections, the race for the Senate’s 12 seats appears to indicate a possible shutout for the opposition. Only two Liberal Party bets, reelectionist Bam Aquino

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ARTIST TALKS: Cherry Ann Fulo on DIWATABRUJA at Kanto Artist Run Space

April 1, 2019

Catch DIWATABRUJA, an exhibit of women artists belonging to the DIWATA SISTERHOOD, at the Kanto Gallery in Makati Central Square at Chino Roces Ave. in Makati City. The exhibit showcases the works of 20 women from March 20 to April

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Latest polls show Duterte loyalists surging in Senate’s top 12

March 23, 2019

The latest survey of Pulse Asia, conducted from Feb. 24-28, 2019 shows 8 candidates backed by the Duterte administration among the top 12 in the Senate race. Seven of them (Cynthia Villar, Bong Go, Sonny Angara. Pia Cayetano, Bato dela

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MANILA gets a taste of Japanese healthy lifestyle

March 18, 2019

Metro Manila residents had a free taste of the Japanese healthy lifestyle when the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) held a two-day exhibition at the Trinoma mall activity center from March 9-10, 2019. The exhibition put together 40 Japanese companies

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Ms. Universe 2018 to boost PH tourism campaign

March 18, 2019

Ms. Universe 2018, Catriona Gray, expressed her support for the refreshed “It’s More Fun in the Philippines” tourism campaign during a courtesy call on Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat in Makati. The Filipino-Australian beauty is the country’s fourth Ms. Universe, after

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Japan-funded Metro Manila Subway gets off the ground

March 18, 2019

The construction of the Japan-funded Metro Manila Subway, the first in the country, finally got underway with ground-breaking ceremonies held last Wednesday. The P356.96-billion peso undergound railway runs from Mindanao avenue in Quezon City to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport

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MILF chair confident of BOL ratification

March 18, 2019

The much-awaited plebiscite on the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) was held on Jan. 21, 2019 in five provinces (Maguindanao, Lanao del Sur, Tawi-tawi, Sulu, and Basilan; and two cities (Cotabato, Isabela) in the southern Philippines. The official result is expected

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Japan to modify support for Mindanao to fit proposed Bangsamoro region

March 18, 2019

The Embassy of Japan and the United Nations co-sponsored a forum on the Bangsamoro last Dec. 11 at the JICA Manila headquarters in Makati City. The forum was attended by leaders of the MILF and the Bangsamoro Transition Commission, diplomats,

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